The Wikimedia Foundation and some of the Wikimedia chapters have office space for their employees in a number of cities around the world.
List of offices edit
These offices include:
|Organization||City (Wikimedia Commons link)||Since||Employees (other outside office)||Notes|
|Wikimedia Foundation||San Francisco (CA), USA||2003 (Florida), 2007 (San Francisco)||145 (ca.)||Previously in St. Petersburg, Florida, since 2007 in San Francisco. See Wikimedia Foundation headquarters.|
|Wikimedia Argentina||Buenos Aires, Argentina||2011-07||11|
|Wikimedia Canada||Montreal, Quebec, Canada||2017||0||Office space is freely donated by Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)|
|Wikimedia Chile||Santiago, Chile||2011-07||4|
|Wikimedia Czech Republic||Prague, Czech Republic||2016-12||10||Slovenská 21, Prague 2, 120 00|
|Wikimedia Deutschland||Berlin, Germany (link)||2007 (Frankfurt) 2008 (Berlin)||137 (2020 FTE, including Wikidata team)||Visitors welcome, please contact us in advance. Free Wifi and Club Mate, meeting rooms and workshop spaces available.|
|Wikimedia Estonia||Tartu, Estonia||2014-04||3|
|Wikimédia France||Paris, France||2010-03||13||12 rue Martel, 75010 Paris, visitors welcome, please contact before|
|Wikimedia Hungary||Budapest, Hungary||2013-03||2||co-working space, previously (until 2014) own office with an employee|
|Wikimedia Indonesia||Jakarta, Indonesia||2011/2012||19+||Visitors are welcome with prior notice. Main office is located in Jakarta. There are also other rented buildings or spaces for use by communities in Padang (West Sumatra), Yogyakarta, and Denpasar (Bali).|
|Wikimedia Italia||Milano, Italia||2016||8 (smart working)||Visitors welcome, phone contact: (+39) 0297677170, e-mail: segreteria wikimedia.it. Other contacts. Last update 03/2021. Previously the office and legal address in Monza; the legal address was moved to Milano 23 June 2018.|
|Wikimedia Nederland||Utrecht, Netherlands (link)||2011-04||5 (3.4 FTE)||Visitors welcome, please contact before. Lots of stroopwafels available. 2+ rooms available for conversations, the largest one for 10-15 people.|
|Wikimedia Norge||Oslo, Norway||2014||3||Visitors welcome, please contact before|
|Wikimedia Österreich||Vienna, Austria||2012||4||Visitors welcome, please contact before|
|Wikimedia Polska||Warsaw, Poland||2021||9||WMPL members occasionally visiting/working in the office in either of their capacities
There's a separate conference room and free wi-fi. Visitors are welcome. More details available on wmpl:Biuro
|Poznań, Poland||2020||Visitors welcome|
|Wikimedia Russia||Moscow, Russia||2008||Address|
|Wikimedia Serbia||Belgrade, Serbia||2012-11-01||5|
|Wikimedia Slovensko||Partizánske, Slovakia||2012-06||0||shared office provided by NPO Education@Internet, please contact before; free wifi, office supplies, kitchenette and rest space available|
|Wikimedia Sverige||Stockholm, Sweden||2011-12||12||Office in Stockholm. Visitors are welcome. Conference room up to 10 persons possible to book.|
|Wikimedia Ukraine||Kyiv, Ukraine||2014-10||8||Office 20, 9 Hrinchenka Street, Kyiv, 01001, Ukraine|
|Wikimedia UK||London, United Kingdom (link)||2011-11||16||Volunteers welcome to visit; beanbags, free wi-fi and refreshments available.|
|Wikimedia Venezuela||Caracas, Venezuela||2016||-|
Although the media have often reported that the Wikimedia Foundation has offices outside of the US (in particular, in India), this is incorrect; although they have hired contractors based in other countries, they have not formally set up offices in any other country than the US. In 2011 Jimbo Wales announced plans to open an office in India in the 10th anniversary video, but this plan has not been executed nor is it active.
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Energy consumption edit
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Wikimedia Foundation has an office in San Francisco and around 250 employees, about half of which are remote workers. Wikimedia Deutschland has an office in Berlin for 77 people that is supplied with renewable energy. Other movement organizations may have offices as well. It is not currently known what their energy usage or sources are.
|Organization name||Office location||Number of on-site employees||Yearly energy consumption||Energy sources||Carbon footprint (CO2/year)||Renewable option and cost|
|Wikimedia Foundation||San Francisco, USA||2016: 127 (out of 254 total)||2015: 383 MWh (estimate); 2019: see Wikimedia Foundation headquarters||
25% natural gas
|120,000 lb = 58 short tons = 53 metric tons (+ unspecified)
= 0.25 * 383000 kWh * 1.22lb CO2/kWh for nat gas
|PG&E Solar Choice: ~ $ 900/month|
|Wikimedia Deutschland||Berlin, Germany||2017: 88||2016: 52 MWh||
|Wikimedia Italia||Milano, Italy||< 5 FTE||n/a||100 % renewable||0||Sourced by the coworking space from a self-production cooperative which mostly buys from small PV plants|
|other Wikimedia organizations||(various)||?||?||?||?||?|
- Wikimedia Deutschland staff web page. Retrieved Jul 10 2015.
- , "Wikimedia oder: Bildung für jedermann", energiezukunft no. 15, p. n5.
See also edit
- Coworking at officewiki